Paonia In Motion

Paonia In Motion sketch plan for Town Park 

The Paonia in Motion consultant team has revised its timeline for completing the community-based project. According to a recent newsletter, the team has fallen behind schedule on a couple of tasks including the “Current Conditions Inventory” and the “Community Input Summary.”

Western Slope Consulting, LLC. which is leading the project funded by a GOCO planning grant, apologized for the delay and said they are currently working to finish the necessary documents to bring Paonia In Motion to its conclusion.

In a previous article, the team had expected to wrap-up the Master Plan in October and then set up a meeting with the town officials. (SEE:Paonia In Motion nears completion).

The following changes to the project’s timeline are laid out on a week-to-week basis.

Week of Oct. 4: The “Current Conditions Inventory” and “Community Input Summary” will be shared with the community via the Paonia In Motion website.

In addition, the consultant team will work with the town, the Community Action Team, and other local agencies, organizations, and stakeholders on the draft “Implementation Matrix” to be included in the draft of the Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan.

Week of Oct. 11: The consultant team will continue to work with the town of Paonia, the Community Action Team, and other local agencies, organizations, and stakeholders on the draft of the “Implementation Matrix.” The consultant team to prepare the draft of the Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan for Paonia.

Week of Oct. 18: The draft of the Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan will be shared with the community for review and feedback. The draft of the Master Plan will be made available via the Paonia In Motion website. The review period for the draft Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan will take place.

Week of Nov. 1: The team will conclude the review period for the draft Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan. The consultant team will make revisions to the draft of the Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan based on the input received during the review period and prepare the final version of the Master Plan.

Week of Nov. 8: The final version of the Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan for Paonia to be made available to the community via the Paonia In Motion website.

In late November/Early December 2021: The consultant team will work with the town to schedule a presentation of the final version of the Parks, Recreation & Trails Master Plan to the Town Board, at a public meeting.

At the meeting, the town board will be asked to consider adopting the Master Plan as an official document of the Town of Paonia. Information for the meeting will be posted to the Paonia In Motion website once a date and time have been confirmed.

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